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that we would go from fiscal issues to obama issues that would obscure the strong points of the republican message which is fiscal issues. that is strong at the grassroots. the reason i signed on and the reason i stayed on is because when you vote against obamacare, and when you vote to repeal it, and you say you're going to do what you can because you think it is bad for the country, i don't think i should abandon that. >> you heard from kathleen sebelius this past week. what is your confidence level that healthcare.gov will be working after november 30? >> it will not be. the website in and of itself is a symptom of bigger problems. it kind of obscures these bigger problems. there is a lot of problems beyond that that even if they do get the website working, they will find out that they are not going to get the number of young people in they want. they will find people turned off from the promise that if you like it you can keep it, your health insurance or your doctor. they will see their premiums go up and all those things will be major problems for obama care. that was best reflected
-span, "newsmakers" with senator patrick leahy followed by president obama's remarks on extending health insurance went under the health care law. manchincussion with joe and john hoban. the life and legacy of first lady lady jacqueline can indeed. kennedy.line >> of this week, senator patrick leahy on a democrat of vermont, joins us to talk about the nsa surveillance program. john s is a white house reporter covering issues for politico and the wall street journal. thank you for coming. i wanted to start talking about the legislation you have on the programs that collects nearly all americans phone records. section 215. we voted on another collection program that the sichuan intelligence agency has that tracks international money transfers. by the international transfers, it picks up a fair amount of american data as well. i was wondering whether that also raises concerns. you talked a lot about the privacy and locations of that. >> it does add to this. i where he about any kind of bulk collection. ofi worry about any kind bulk collection for a couple of region. what have you collected? so much,
of these budget cuts under the restoration, and that is after it was cuts substantially by the obama administration before that. the cumulative effect of these cuts on defense have been fairly severe, and another round of cuts would be quite severe, down into the muscle of our national security. -- so i hope we can have an agreement, it will not be to everyone's liking, but i think it will be a good cap if those outlines are followed. >> let me turn to sarah, who covers national issues for national journal. >> if there is no deal, the pentagon is facing hundreds of billions of dollars in cuts in the coming year. you think that the pentagon should be able to have some flexibility in how it implements the across-the-board cuts? >> first, i hope there is a budget agreement. you're right, there is a possibility that there will not be, so we have to look at, then what? >if there is not an agreement than i think some of the abilities to move money around is something that we want to talk to the pentagon about. that is a time, i do not think that the obama administration should do this excl
? >> we have about five minutes. lacks what you think about president obama's handling of this situation? do you think in the wake of the do you think in the wake of the manning episode enough was done to secure classified information? there was a warning call. it is not as though this happened out of the blue. >> one was nsa. one was the state department defense. i would argue that in the electronic era when it is easy to transfer massive amount of data that has to be far better controls. i would talk to some of the operations that have checks and balances within their own corporations. they should be a duel or tri-key situation. there are ways to do it. >> i said we have now learned about some activities that we were not aware enough. given the legislation that your pressing ahead on, have you learned about new programs subsequent to the snowden releases? the collection stuff is right in your wheelhouse. you oversaw that. did you learn new things? >> we are finding out a lot from our hearings. >> did you learn about the collection programs? >> we are learning a lot from the hearings. w
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